LANCUM-4D00CA: Nuremburg jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: LANCUM-4D00CA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy post-medieval Nuremburg jetton, probably Lion of St Mark type, dating to c. 1500 - 1570 AD. Anonymous issue. Obverse worn but appears to depict nimbus around head of lion. Reverse of imperial orb within tressure of three arches, fictitious legend: [..]A[...]A[...]S'N[...]. The jetton is 27.02mm in diameter, 2.00mm in thickness and weighs 6.0g.

See Mitchener, no. 1113.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 27.02 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5668

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Nuremberg
Group: Lion of St Mark
Type: Unknown (M1093-1120a) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Reverse description: Imperial orb within tressure of three arches
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Hawes and High Abbotside (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD8194
Four figure Latitude: 54.34119428
Four figure longitude: -2.293748
1:25K map: SD8194
1:10K map: SD89SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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